Assessing cancer risk is critically important in determining appropriate recommendations for screening and follow-up care. Guidelines for care developed for women at average risk are not sufficient for high-risk women. Risk factors include familial and genetic history, prior radiation exposure, use of estrogen and other health behaviors.
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
This tool has been developed to help assess breast cancer risk and spur conversation between women and their providers.
Genetic Testing 101: Identifying High-Risk Individuals
In this 60-minute webinar, presenters discuss the role of genetic testing in the screening and treatment of high-risk individuals
Family History Documentation by Clinical Oncologists
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) offers these guidelines about what information to gather and the best time to gather it.
Emerging Medical Professionals Program
Bright Pink offers an educational program on risk assessment developed by a multidisciplinary panel of surgeons, oncologists, OB/GYNs and genetic counselors for residents in OB/GYN and other women’s health care programs.